E-mail: alexandru.bejinariu@phenomenology.ro

Phone: +40726146268

 

EDUCATION

2017: PhD in Philosophy at the University of Bucharest (Abstract of the PhD Thesis: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8QmaaRXFXpKWG1tcS1uM0NhMjQ/view)

2012: MA in Philosophy at the University of Bucharest.

2010: BA in Philosophy at the University of Bucharest.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

German: Goethe-Zertifikat C2 (2017)

English: C2

French: B1

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

2012 – present: Member of the Center for Research in Phenomenology (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest);

2015 – 2017: Research Assistant at the Institute for Research in the Humanities. A research division of The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB), Bucharest (Romania) (Project: Phenomenological Approaches to the Anthropological Difference; Project Director: Dr. Cristian Ciocan).

2016 – present: Member of the Romanian Society for Phenomenology;

2017 – present: Member of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (NoSP);

2017 – 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Philosophy Alexandru Dragomir”, Bucharest (Romania). (Project: Brentano – Comte – Mill: The Idea of Philosophy and Psychology as Science; PCE Project. Director: Dr. Ion Tănăsescu).

2019 – present: Fellow at the New Europe College, Bucharest (Romania). (Project: What is Phenomenological about Descriptive Psychology? A Study of Brentano’s Inductive Method of Descriptive Psychology and Its Significance for Husserl’s Logical Investigations).

2020 – present: Member of the Central and East European Society for Phenomenology (CEESP)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014 – 2015: PhD Fellow of the Romanian Academy, Iaşi Branch (POSDRU/159/1.5/133675);

2011 – 2012: Cioran Scholarship accorded by Humanitas Foundation;

2010 – 2011: Scientific performance scholarship accorded by the University of Bucharest for a research project concerning Heidegger’s Marburg interpretations of Aristotle.

 

TEACHING

WS 2014 – 2015: Seminar Coordinator for the Modernity and Europeanity Course (prof. univ. dr. Viorel Vizureanu, 2nd Year);

SS 2015: Seminar Coordinator for the Modern Philosophy Course (prof. univ. dr. Viorel Vizureanu, 2nd Year).

 

ARTICLES AND BOOK REVIEWS

Article: “Animal Experience: A Formal-Indicative Approach to Martin Heidegger’s Account of Animality,” in: Human Studies (2018) 41.2: 233-254 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10746-018-9468-6) (ISI).

Article: “The Phenomenology of Religious Life – From Primary Christianity to Eastern Christianity”, in: Symposion: Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences, (2015) 2.4: 447-462. (http://symposion.acadiasi.ro/the-phenomenology-of-religious/) (ERIH PLUS);

Article: “Individ si subiect. Despre șansele recuperării individului în discursul fenomenologic la persoana întâi” (“Individual and Subject. On the Possibilities of Recovering the Individual through the First-Person Phenomenological Discourse”), in: Revista de Filosofie (3/2015) LXII: 384-393;

Review: “Alexander Schnell, Was ist Phänomenologie?, Frankfurt a. Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2019”, in: Studia Phaenomenologica (2019), XIX: 353-356 (ISI);

Review: “Dieter Lohmar, Denken ohne Sprache. Phänomenologie des nicht-sprachlichen Denkens bei Mensch und Tier im Licht der Evolutionsforschung, Primatologie und Neurologie, Springer, 2016”, in: Studia Phaenomenologica (2017), XVII: 425-428 (ISI);

Review: “Antonio Cimino, Phänomenologie und Vollzug. Heideggers performative Philosophie des faktischen Lebens, Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2013”, in Studia Phaenomenologica (2014) XIV: 410-413 (ISI).

 

TRANSLATIONS

(German – Romanian) Franz Brentano, Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkt  (Erster Band) (Psihologia din punct de vedere empiric), with Dr. Ion Tănăsescu, Humanitas, București (forthcoming).

(German – Romanian) Franz Brentano, „Auguste Comte und die positive Philosophie” („Auguste Comte și filosofia pozitivă”). In: Brentano – Comte – Mill: ideea filosofiei ca stiință, Ion Tănăsescu (ed.), Iași: Institutul European, 2018.

–––––––, „Über die Gründe der Entmutigung auf philosophischem Gebiete” („Despre motivele descurajării în filosofie”). In: Brentano – Comte – Mill: ideea filosofiei ca stiință, Ion Tănăsescu (ed.), Iași: Institutul European, 2018.

–––––––, „Die vier Phasen der Philosophie und ihr augenblicklicher Stand” („Cele patru faze ale filosofiei și starea ei actuală”). In: Brentano – Comte – Mill: ideea filosofiei ca stiință, Ion Tănăsescu (ed.), Iași: Institutul European, 2018.

(English – Romanian) Nicholas de Warren, Husserl and the Promise of Time. Subjectivity in Transcendental Phenomenology (Husserl și promisiunea timpului. Subiectivitatea în fenomenologia transcendentală), forthcoming 2020, Ratio&Revelatio Publishing House, Epoche Collection;

(German – English) Iulian Apostolescu, Hermann Schmitz, “The things themselves in the light of the new phenomenology. An interview with Hermann Schmitz”, in (2016) Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 20 (1), pp. 230-236.

 

BOOKS / CHAPTERS

Edited book: Alexandru Bejinariu, Ileana Borțun (eds.), Comunitate – Identitate – Diferență: Priviri fenomenologice, Zeta Books, Bucharest, 2018;

Book Chapters/Studies in collective volumes or proceedings:

“…[a] rămâne alungat definitiv în domeniul esenței lui animalitas […]” (“… abandoned to the essential realm of animalitas”), in: Cristian Ciocan, Bogdan Mincă (eds.), Scrisoare despre umanism – după 70 de ani, forthcoming 2018, Zeta Books, Bucharest.

“Animalul din fața mea” (“The Animal That Stands Before Me)”, in: Alexandru Bejinariu, Ileana Borțun (eds.), Comunitate – Identitate – Diferență: Priviri fenomenologice, Zeta Books, Bucharest, 2018, pp. 135-154.

“Arta de a te face «înțeles». Comunicarea experienței prin discursul artistic și cel fenomenologic” (“The Art of Becoming Meaning. Communicating Experience through Artistic and Phenomenological Discourse”), in: Mădălina Diaconu, Christian Ferencz-Flatz (eds.), Estetica fenomenologică după centenar. Perspective istorice și tendințe actuale, Editura UAIC, Iași, 2016, pp. 13-36.

“Metoda indicării formale și filosofia religiei în spațiul românesc” (“The Formal Indication Method and the Philosophy of Religion in Romanian Culture”), in: Mihai-Dan Chițoiu, Savu Totu (coord.), Filosofie și religie în spațiul românesc, ProUniversitaria, București, 2015, pp. 213-246.

“Religious Feeling, the Original Experience of Life and the Problem of «es wertet»”, in: Mihai-Dan Chițoiu, Ioan-Alexandru Tofan (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference “Humanities and Social Sciences Today. Classical and Contemporary Issues” – Philosophy and Other Humanities, Pro Universitaria, București, 2015, pp. 175-186. (http://philpapers.org/rec/CHIPOT-4).

“Indicarea formală şi problema uitării fiinţei în cursurile de tinereţe ale lui Martin Heidegger” (“Formal Indication and the Problem of the Forgeting of Being in Martin Heidegger’s Early Courses”), in: Paul Marinescu, Christian Ferencz-Flatz (eds.), Figuri ale vulnerabilităţii existenţiale. De la uitarea de sine la uitarea fiinţei, Editura UAIC, Iași, 2014, pp. 61-80.

“Tehnica formării conceptelor filozofice” (“The Technique of Philosophical Concept Coining”), in: Bogdan Mincă, Remus Breazu, Iulian Apostolescu (eds.), Aspecte ale metodei fenomenologice, Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti, 2014, pp. 135-158.

 

SEMINARS, WOKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

26 – 28 September 2019: “Inducing Phenomenology. Husserl’s Early Phenomenology in the Context of Brentano’s Psychognosie,” paper presented at Shifting Roles. The Manifold Identities of Phenomenology ­– The 5th Conference of the Central and East European Society for Phenomenology, Organized by The Romanian Society for Phenomenology, ICUB-Humanities (University of Bucharest), The Central and East European Society for Phenomenology, at the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest.

16 – 17 November 2018: “Critica heideggeriană a teoriei și constituirea fenomenologiei ca știință primordială” (“Heidegger’s Critique concerning Theory and the Establishing of Phenomenology as Primordial Science”), paper presented at the National Conference, Fenomenologie, teorie critică et. al. – noi practici ale teoriei în filozofia continentală (Phenomenology, Critical Theory et. al. – New Practices of Theory in Continental Philosophy) organised by the Romanian Society for Phenomenology, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

27 – 28 September 2018: “Considerations on Brentano’s Psychology in the light of Husserl’s Critique in Logical Investigations of the Concept of Empirical Science”, paper presented at the International Conference Brentano – Comte – Mill: The Idea of Philosophy and Psychology as Science, organized by the Institute for Philosophy “Alexandru Dragomir” in collaboration with the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

11 August 2018: “The Garment as Work of Art”, an interdisciplinary dialogue with Dr. Ilinca Damian concerning Marcu Beza’s Art Collection, at the Art Collections Museum (National Museum of Art of Romania, MNAR) (based on the paper “The Alētheia of Garments”).

22 May 2018: “Alētheia veșmântului (“The Alētheia of Garments”), a response to Dr. Ilinca Damian’s, “Costumul ca artă” (“The Costume as Art”)”, paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Colloquium Idea and Garment, organized by “Hestugma” Cultural Society and the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, at the Faculty of Philosophy.

19 – 21 April 2018: “A strange Kind of Solidarity. A formal indicative Account of Solidarity with Strangers”, paper presented at the 16th annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (NoSP), Phenomenology of Solidarity: Community, Practice and Politics, University of Gdańsk, European Solidarity Centre, Gdańsk (Poland).

31 July – 04 August 2017: Attended the Cologne-Leuven Summer-School in Phenomenology “Phenomenology and its Methods”, at Universität zu Köln, Husserl-Archiv, Köln (DE).

15 – 17 June 2017: “The Lacking Body of the Animal – The Role of Sense-Organs in Heidegger’s Phenomenological Account of the Anthropological Difference”, paper presented at the 15th annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (NoSP), Phenomenology and the Body. Contemporary Perspectives, NTNU, Trondheim (Norway).

30 May 2017: “…[a] rămâne alungat definitiv în domeniul esenței lui animalitas […]” (“… abandoned to the essential realm of animalitas”), paper presented at the Conference Heidegger’s Letter on Humanism – after 70 years(Scrisoare despre “umanism” – după 70 de ani), organised by the Department for Humanities of The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB-SSU) and “Alexandru Dragomir” Institute for Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

26 November 2016: “Between logos and phōnē. The Question of the Animal in Martin Heidegger’s Reading of Aristotle”, paper presented at the 2400 Aristotle International Conference, organised by the Centre for Research of the History of Philosophical Ideas, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

16 November 2016: “The Animal That Stands Before Me” (“Animalul din fața mea”), paper presented at the Community – Identity – Difference. Phenomenological Aspects National Conference, organised by the Romanian Society for Phenomenology, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

January 2016: Attended Phenomenology of Animality and Film Workshop, coordinated by Dr. Christian Ferencz-Flatz, in the frame of Phenomenological Approaches to the Anthropological Difference Project (PN-II-RU-TE- 2014-4-0630), at ICUB, Bucharest.

September – December 2015: Attended Sensory Perception Seminar, coordinated by Dr. Christian Ferencz-Flatz, at ICUB, Bucharest (Romania).

November 2015: “The Art of Becoming Meaning. Communicating Experience through Artistic and Phenomenological Discourse” (“Arta de a te face «înțeles». Comunicarea experienței prin discursul artistic și cel fenomenologic”), paper presented at the National Conference Phenomenological Aesthetics after the Centenary. Historical perspectives and contemporary tendencies, organised by the Romanian Society for Phenomenology, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest (Romania).

27 August 2015: Attended the Research and Project Management Workshop, organised in the frame of the POSDRU IDSRC Project, by the Romanian Academy, Iași Brach.

13 – 14 June 2015: “Idolatrous Metaphysics. The Emergence of European Thought as Merging of Cultural Traditions”, paper presented at the International Conference Philosophy Emerging from Cultural Traditions and Its Role in a Global Age, organised by the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, and the Romanian Academy, Iași Branch, at “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iași, Romania.

18 May – 5 June 2015: Attended Plato and Platonism Masterclass, lectures by Cristina Ionescu, Mircea Dumitru, Andrei Cornea, Andrei Timotin, organised by the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Bucharest, Director Dana Jalobeanu, Project Coordinator Cristian Ciocan.